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Comet Encounter: Comet of the Century

Follow a once-in-a-lifetime event: Comet ISON’s brush with the sun.

About Comet Encounter

Comets have fascinated, even terrified us for thousands of years. For scientists though, comets are a great opportunity. In 2013, a particularly massive chunk of ice and rock came our way, an object that could fascinate billions and create the space show of the century.

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